UGANDA’S RACE TRACK INSPECTION BY FIM AFRICA DIRECTOR

-FIM Africa director sporting appreciates works on Garuga race track.
-35 percent left for completion to required International standards.

FIM Africa Sporting Director Tony Rowley, appreciates the work done so far on the Garuga racetrack.

The breath-taking track will host the 2021 Motocross of African Nations championship (MXOAN) set for 6th-8th August this year.

Rowley, who first inspected the redesigned racetrack, applauded the organisers, FMU for the good work done on the track so far.

“The environment is quite good, work on the track, I can say is at 65 percent, and I think the rest of the work can be done in time frame of like three weeks from now,” said Rowley while addressing the media.

Speaking about a whole redesign of the track, designer Arthur Blick Jnr thanked FMCU, stakeholders and sponsors, for their efforts towards the event preparations.

Blick added that, it is a great opportunity for Uganda hosting the African championship, the last time he designed was in 2012, when Uganda lifted the African title.

Blick promised to have all work and markups on track as recommended by the FIM Africa Sporting Director, done in two weeks.

FMCU President, Dipu Ruparelia, thanked FIM Africa for the kind gesture of appreciating them as A Federation with a silver accolade, and giving technical training to his officials.

The continental event is set to attract riders from South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Morocco, Kenya, Namibia, and hosts Uganda amongst others.

Uganda who are currently ranked third on the continent behind South Africa and Zimbabwe, respectively.

Hosts last won the African title in 2012 when the continental championship was held in Busiika.

Published by : Fmu media

PHOTOGRAPHY BY KINTHAN IMAGES

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